4 things you need around you in order to succeed

Success isn’t easy. If it was, everyone you know would be super successful. It takes hard work, determination, a little luck, and the right support surrounding you. If you feel like you don’t have the right support, here are four things you need in your corner.

The right boss: You won’t always have a great boss, but it’s definitely nice when you do. A great boss will be a teacher, a motivator, and a leader, and will do whatever they can to teach you how to be all of those things as well.

A mentor: Working with someone who has a ton of experience is a great way for you to learn how to follow a successful path for your career. A good mentor has had a career full of good decisions and some bad ones and has learned a lot from both. Having a mentor in your life who cares about your future is a great advantage to achieving career success.

Family and friends: Sometimes you have the need to celebrate successes and sometimes you’ll need support when you’re down. You won’t be able to have either one of those things if you don’t have family and friends to rely on.

Inspiration: It’s hard to succeed without motivation, and it’s hard to have motivation when you don’t have a purpose. Making a difference in your members’ lives is a great motivating factor in achieving personal success. Your members come to you for all kinds of different reasons, and they’ve selected your credit union to help them overcome their problems. The service you give your members can be a great inspiration for success if you wake up every morning remembering why you do what you do.


John Pettit

John Pettit

John Pettit is the Managing Editor for CUInsight.com. Through news, community, press, jobs and events, he keeps credit unions digitally informed throughout the day. Web: www.cuinsight.com Details